[The Extensor Pollicis et Indicis: An Accessory or Rudimentary Deep Extensor Tendon to the Thumb? Variants - Frequency - Clinical Relevance].

@article{Gaulke2001TheEP,
  title={[The Extensor Pollicis et Indicis: An Accessory or Rudimentary Deep Extensor Tendon to the Thumb? Variants - Frequency - Clinical Relevance].},
  author={Ralph Gaulke},
  journal={Handchirurgie, Mikrochirurgie, plastische Chirurgie : Organ der Deutschsprachigen Arbeitsgemeinschaft fur Handchirurgie : Organ der Deutschsprachigen Arbeitsgemeinschaft fur Mikrochirurgie der Peripheren Nerven und Gefasse : Organ der V...},
  year={2001},
  volume={33 5},
  pages={310-20}
}
  • Ralph Gaulke
  • Published 2001 in
    Handchirurgie, Mikrochirurgie, plastische…
PURPOSE/BACKGROUND Are the supernumerary deep extensor tendons to the thumb in man of accessory or rudimentary origin? METHOD AND CLINICAL MATERIAL Two findings of extensor pollicis et indicis (EPI) were classified referring to the literature of comparative anatomy. RESULTS Extensor pollicis longus (EPL) and extensor indicis (EI) developed phylogenetically from EPI. A common origin and proximal muscle belly of EPL and EI is a frequent manifestation of incomplete rudimentary EPI. A complete… CONTINUE READING